Cherie DeJesus had a day to remember, but she isn't forgetting about her one mistake. East Union's starting second baseman misplayed a groundball in the first inning of Monday's Valley Oak League contest against rival Manteca at Northgate Softball Complex. The Lancers won 11-0 in five innings with DeJesus supplying most of the offensive firepower. The last time EU played, last Friday in a 12-0 shelling of Lathrop, pitcher Jackie Ketner's perfect game was saved ...
Manteca High pitcher and leadoff hitter Matt Barber made good on only half of his promise to coach Gene Ballardo Friday.
With her future already locked up, there is one thing left on Manteca High Rileigh Mankin's to-do list to make her senior year even sweeter.
Oakdale pitcher Brianna Parker gave East Union a rare opportunity to score after booting Kourtni McCall's soft grounder to start the bottom of the seventh inning of Monday's battle for sole rights of first place in the Valley Oak League at Northgate Softball Complex.
RIPON - Ripon Christian's pitching depth has it in the thick of the Trans Valley League title hunt.
Sierra High shored up city bragging rights by beating rival host East Union 4-2 at Dino Cunial Field Thursday, but the third horse in town, Manteca, still has the upper hand in the Valley Oak League title race.
The weather conditions were far from ideal for golf. But it did help alleviate some of the pressure during the Tony Horton Invitational at Manteca Park Golf Course Wednesday, leading to comic relief, with drivers being flung into fairways from slippery hands, and ultimately some impressive scores. "In this kind of weather your scores tend to be much higher," East Union coach Dennis Wells said. "Your grip is slipping, you're cold, you're wet and the ...
This time, Manteca High's soccer team was ready for Wafa Hafed and the Weston Ranch Cougars.
Oakdale High girls soccer coach Alfredo Quiroga couldn't remember the last time his team beat perennial Valley Oak League powerhouse Sierra after Tuesday's 3-1 stunner at Daniel Teicheira Memorial Stadium.
Spotted a one-run lead early and backed by a rare defensive gem by her Manteca High teammates, Mariah Navarro had the most confidence she's had in the pitcher's circle all season going into the top of the seventh inning against visiting rival Sierra.
Sierra High softball ace Gabby Hawkins has given East Union fits over the past two years, even outdueling four-time Bulletin All-Area MVP Erin Arevalo, now a starter for the University of Georgia, in a 3-2 upset win in 2008.
Manuel Pires called his Sierra High soccer team "a work in progress" following a huge 3-0 victory over visiting rival Manteca Thursday.
By JONAMAR JACINTO Sports editor of the Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin Tevani Liotard used to pride herself on playing multiple sports in high school and college, and her teenage daughters have followed in her footsteps. Now, the 44-year-old and her eldest child, Mahlynn, 19, are tackling a new challenge. The Liotards play for the Modesto Maniax of the Independent Women's Football League, and the team will begin the 2010 campaign Saturday night starting at 7 at ...
All Sierra High's baseball team could do Tuesday was tip its hat and look forward to the rematch.
The East Union High soccer team's potentially explosive attack was given a wake-up call when it suffered its first Valley Oak League loss by a 2-0 count last Thursday against rival Manteca.
Brandon Dabney hopes to be the speed bump that slows down the lightningrod receiver nicknamed "Wheels."
Three area wrestling teams had rough season-opening duals Wednesday night.
LATHROP - Lathrop High's boys basketball team showed flashes of how good it can be under first-year head coach Nathan McGrath in Tuesday's 60-36 victory over Stagg.
Andrew Brown scored eight touchdowns as a freshman on Ripon Christian's sophomore team in 2010.
Manteca High's football team is playing a 14th game for the first time ever.
Strength trumped speed Friday at Guss Schmiedt Field.
Four area runners are chasing history Saturday in the CIF State Cross Country Championships.
RIPON - Kody Day, a disruptive force on Ripon High's defensive line at 6-foot-2, 225 pounds, does not back down from a challenge.
Regina Dias' comeback to the volleyball court was a successful one.
Manteca High's football team made amends for the failures of its predecessors the past two weeks.
By JONAMAR JACINTO
The Delta Rebels varsity team did everything it could defensively to stay in the game but score.
Eric Reis and his coaching staff lined the hallway with backs slumped against the walls that lead to the locker room at Manteca High's Walker Vick Fieldhouse.
Abdiel Chiquito was certain he would not get snubbed, not for a second straight year.
The 54 competitors in the CIF State Girls Golf Championships were treated to surprisingly-good weather at Carmel's Quail Lodge Golf Course on Wednesday.